1. Which of the following is incorrect about GISAT-1?
GISAT-1 is an earth observation satellite developed by ISRO and weighs at 2268 Kg. It will be the 1st Earth observation satellite to be placed in Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit before being placed in geostationary orbit. It will not provide an observation facility in the clouded atmosphere. The satellite was planned to be launched by GSLV-F10 but the launch has been delayed.
Hence, D is the correct answer.
2. Which of the following is true about Swamp Wallaby?
Swamp Wallaby is the marsupial closely related to Kangaroo. The female species are pregnant throughout their adult lives. Before delivering an offspring, they conceive a new embryo. They are mammals and are lactating throughout their lives. The wallaby and kangaroo have two uteri and two ovaries. At the end of one pregnancy, a new embryo develops in another uterus. However, kangaroos conceive a new embryo a day or two after the end of the first pregnancy.
Hence, C is the correct answer.
3. Which of the following is true about the COVID-19?
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COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus, also known as novel coronavirus. It is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS coronavirus 2 or SARS-CoV-2).The symptoms include fever, breathing difficulties, pneumonia, kidney failure, coughing, tightness in the chest, running nose, headache, being unwell. It is contagious and spread by coughing and sneezing, close personal contact. According to the government directives following preventive steps need to be taken:
Following acts should be avoided:
Hence, A is the correct answer.
4. Which of the following is true about Western Disturbances?
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Western Disturbances are extra- tropical cyclones that occur in the Mediterranean region due to the low pressure developed over the region. The storm passes through the Caspian Sea, Black sea and gathering moisture cause rainfall in countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, etc. The rainfall occurs due to westerly winds at a latitude of 20-25°. In India, north and northwestern states like Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh receives rainfall. The rainfall is good for the rabi crops like wheat during its growing season.
Hence, B is the correct answer.
5. Which of the following is true about cryptocurrency?
Cryptocurrency is a digital, online currency through which transactions can be done without the medium of a central authority. Recently cryptocurrency has been made legal in India by the Supreme Court. The cryptocurrency works based on delegation, distribution, and authenticity. Cryptocurrency is not backed by currency or metal bullion. Its value increase with the increase of its use or demand as it has a limited supply in the market.
Hence, A isthe correct answer.